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DPS: Man dead after crash involving impaired driver on Loop 202/Val Vista

Posted at 4:43 AM, Apr 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-27 17:29:52-04

A portion of eastbound Loop 202 Red Mountain was closed Friday morning after a deadly crash. 

The Arizona Department of Public Safety responded to the crash at Val Vista Drive around 2:30 a.m. 

When troopers arrived at the scene, they discovered an SUV rolled over and a sedan damaged, a DPS spokesman said. 

The driver of the SUV, a man in his 30s, was taken to the hospital where he later died of his injuries, officials said. The driver of the sedan, a woman in her 20s, is also hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

The woman is being investigated for impairment, authorities confirmed.

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to call the DPS' Duty Office at 602-223-2212.